19 days in Sydney & Whitsunday Islands Itinerary

19 days in Sydney & Whitsunday Islands Itinerary

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19 days in Sydney & Whitsunday Islands Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  27​h
1
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Whitsunday Island
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h
3
Hamilton Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  35​h
End: Luxembourg City

10
nights
Sydney

Sydney
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Bilgola Beach (in Bilgola). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Manly Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Sydney is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Luxembourg City in December; daily highs in Sydney reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Waverley, Shelly Beach, Bilgola Beach
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Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
night
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
On the 8th (Tue), explore the activities along Hill Inlet and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Whitehaven Beach.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Whitsunday Island route website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Whitsunday Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in January: highs in Whitsunday Island hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet

4
nights
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Hamilton Island is known for beaches, zoos & aquariums, golf, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tee off at Hamilton Island Golf Club, have some family-friendly fun at Sports Club, make a trip to Passage Peak, and get outside with Jetryder.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hamilton Island trip website .

Explore your travel options from Whitsunday Island to Hamilton Island with the Route module. In January, daytime highs in Hamilton Island are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Spas & Wellness
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina

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